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Pronunciation: (font), [key]
1. a receptacle, usually of stone, as in a baptistery or church, containing the water used in baptism.
2. a receptacle for holy water; stoup.
3. a productive source: The book is a font of useful tips for travelers.
4. the reservoir for oil in a lamp.
5. Archaic.a fountain.


Pronunciation: (font), [key]
n. Print.
a complete assortment of type of one style and size. Also, Brit.,fount.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

fons et origoFontainebleau
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